Daily News Roundup – 11 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Mystery man gives away wife’s 56-year-old wedding dress, leaving incredibly moving note for future owner

The Mirror
Volunteers at St Gemma’s Hospice charity shop in Leeds are hoping to track down a man who anonymously donated his wife’s vintage wedding dress, leaving a touching note attached.

Duchess of Gloucester opens St Elizabeth Hospice’s newly refurbished £1.6 million day centre

Ipswich Star
Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Gloucester visits St Elizabeth Hospice to officially open their newly refurbished day unit.

Maidenhead children’s hospice construction to begin

BBC News
Work to build a £5 million hospice for terminally ill children in Berkshire will begin in September, Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service has said.

Hospice helped us say goodbye to our darling baby boy

Swindon Advertiser
Three years after his passing at just 17 days, Jo and Mark Fry remember their son Charlie and pay tribute to Helen House, the hospice where they shared precious moments with him.

Like a good yarn? Then why not visit Strathcarron Hospice

Cumbernauld News
Strathcarron Hospice has opened its grounds to the public for a Yarn Bombing display.

How tough love can help smaller not-for-profits behave like national charities

Institute of Fundraising blog
Blog by ellenor about its recent rebrand, bringing together EllenorLions Hospices and chYps under the one identity.

Breaking: CNO outlines ‘next steps’ on safe staffing work

Nursing Times [registration required]
The chief nursing officer for England has written to directors of nursing to highlight the “next steps” of her department’s takeover of work on drawing up safe staffing guidance from NICE.

From across ehospice editions:

New research shows strong evidence of economic benefits of early palliative care for people with cancer

Top ten priority areas for palliative care research in Ireland launched by All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care

Two talented young musicians to champion children’s palliative care

Why now? – the increased need for palliative care in modern society